Newport News man arrested on charges related to Currituck County road rage incident

Published 2:25 pm Monday, July 26, 2021

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The Currituck County Sheriff’s Office has reported the arrest of a Newport News, Va. man on charges related to a road rage incident Sunday.

On July 25, 2021, CCSO received a road rage report involving a black Audi and an armed subject that had pointed a weapon at several cars while traveling on Highway 158, according to a CCSO press release.

“We then attempted to locate the vehicle on the highway and discovered the vehicle went down Tulls Creek Road for a possible alternate route,” stated the release. “An officer located the vehicle on Tulls Creek and made a traffic stop with several back up units. Further investigation led to the arrest of the driver, Russell Collins of Newport News, Va.”

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Collins was charged with careless and reckless driving, assault by pulling a gun, going armed to the terror of the people, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of drugs/paraphernalia. Bond was set at $6500 secured.



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